The life cycle of a kettle.
Full view is massive and high detail. The original file is over thirty thousand pixels wide.
The actual drawing itself is 2 feet high by 24 feet wide. Pencil on 200gsm paper. Click here [link]
for a photograph that gives an impression of scale.
This illustration documents the usage of materials in the life cycle of a kettle, from the quarry, through a steel works and other factory processes, packaging, distribution, warehouse, showroom, mass domestic use of power and water (fossil fuels?), and the product's eventual fate as landfill.
It was drawn in response to the DOTT07 "Stuff-o-meter" brief for the D&AD student awards. [link]